Dear Mark Twain: Letters from His Readers PDF (Adobe DRM) download by R. Kent Rasmussen

Dear Mark Twain: Letters from His Readers

University of California Press
Publication date: March 2013
ISBN: 9780520955165
Digital Book format: PDF (Adobe DRM)

Buy PDF

List price:
$27.50
Our price:
$24.99

You save: $2.51 (9%)
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
A voracious pack-rat, Mark Twain hoarded his readers' letters as did few of his contemporaries. Dear Mark Twain collects 200 of these letters written by a diverse cross-section of correspondents from around the world-children, farmers, schoolteachers, businessmen, preachers, railroad clerks, inmates of mental institutions, con artists, and even a former president. It is a unique and groundbreaking book-the first published collection of reader letters to any writer of Mark Twain's time. Its contents afford a rare and exhilarating glimpse into the sensibilities of nineteenth-century people while revealing the impact Samuel L. Clemens had on his readers. Clemens's own and often startling comments and replies are also included. R. Kent Rasmussen's extensive research provides fascinating profiles of the correspondents, whose personal stories are often as interesting as their letters. Ranging from gushing fan appreciations and requests for help and advice to suggestions for writing projects and stinging criticisms, the letters are filled with perceptive insights, pathos, and unintentional but often riotous humor. Many are deeply moving, more than a few are hilarious, some may be shocking, but none are dull.
Please sign in to review this product.
Format:
Devices:
Dear Mark Twain: Letters from His Readers PDF (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open PDF (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
8658 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Dear Mark Twain: Letters from His Readers PDF (Adobe DRM) download by R. Kent Rasmussen
University of California Press, March 2013
ISBN: 9780520955165
EAN:  9780520955165
PDF (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $27.50 eBook price: $24.99
Dear Mark Twain: Letters from His Readers ePub (Adobe DRM) download by R. Kent Rasmussen
University of California Press, March 2013
ISBN: 9780520955165
EAN:  2370004811987
ePub (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $27.50 eBook price: $24.99
Other books by R. Kent Rasmussen
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer ePub (Adobe DRM) download by R. Kent Rasmussen
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
R. Kent Rasmussen & Mark Twain
Penguin Classic, October 2014
ISBN: 9780143107330
Format: ePub
List Price: $9.00 Our price: $7.99
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn ePub (Adobe DRM) download by R. Kent Rasmussen
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
R. Kent Rasmussen & Mark Twain
Penguin Classic, October 2014
ISBN: 9780143107323
Format: ePub
List Price: $8.00 Our price: $6.99
Mark Twain's Mississippi River: An Illustrated Chronicle of the Big River in Samuel Clemens? Life and Works PDF (Adobe DRM) download by R. Kent Rasmussen
Mark Twain's Mississippi River: An Illustrated Chronicle of the Big River in Samuel Clemens? Life and Works
R. Kent Rasmussen & Peter Schilling
Voyageur Press, August 2014
ISBN: 9780760345504
Format: PDF
List Price: $30.00 Our price: $26.99
World War I for Kids: A History with 21 Activities PDF (Adobe DRM) download by R. Kent Rasmussen
World War I for Kids: A History with 21 Activities
R. Kent Rasmussen
Chicago Review Press, April 2014
ISBN: 9781613745564
Format: PDF, ePub
List Price: $14.99 Our price: $11.99